Re: [asa] 10 Books That Screwed Up the World

From: Terry M. Gray <grayt@lamar.colostate.edu>
Date: Tue Sep 08 2009 - 11:28:12 EDT

As with the New Atheists, we probably have a tendency in our own group
of overestimating its importance. There's a lot of spilled ink about
YEC in some circles, but the reality is that YEC probably doesn't have
a world changing effect. Of course, I mean the Western world--as does
Wiker's list.

TG

On Sep 8, 2009, at 8:21 AM, Paul Bruggink wrote:

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> Shouldn't Whitcomb and Morris's "The Genesis Flood: The Biblical
> Record and Its Scientific Implications" at least have made
> Dishonorable Mention?
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> Paul Bruggink
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> On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 8:37 PM, John Walley<john_walley@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
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>> Any comment on Descartes making honorable mention on this list?
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>> Wiker lists ten such books by Marx, Darwin, Mill, Nietzsche,
>> Lenin, Sanger, Freud, Mead, Hitler and Kinsey which have been
>> particularly harmful, and then mentions a further five by
>> Machiavelli, Hobbes, Descartes, Rousseau and Freidan which also
>> have inflicted their fair share of damage.
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>> http://www.amazon.com/10-Books-That-Screwed-World/dp/1596980559
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